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August 15, 2022

Welcome Principal Jasmin

Hello everyone, my name is Dr. Gopaldo Don Jasmin, and I am thrilled to join Montgomery Prep Academy this school year!

EXPERIENCE: (21) years in educational operational leadership programs. Previous educational leadership roles include: Principal, Instructional Coach, Assistant Principal, Director of Education, Campus Director, Department Chair, Academic Director and Co-owned/operated Faith Hope Charity Christian Academy in Mount Vernon, New York. In addition, I have served in unique capacities as Supervisor of Externship for Teachers, Adult Education Program Manager, Instructor, Education Community Manager, Recruiting/ Admissions Coordinator, Counselor, Tutor and Author.

PHILOSOPHY: I am very influential when participating in educational programs, such as faculty leadership, professional development, adult education, training, communication and management centering on student’s academic success. I have utilized empirical data and research to publish books focusing on K-12, adult literacy and teaching for a practical change.

BACKGROUND: United States Navy (NROTC Scholarship). (10) years as a commissioned naval submarine officer. Resigned with honorable status and received a Navy Commendation Medal. Completed undergrad at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Illinois majoring in Military Science. Earned an MS in Education Psychology from Mercy College in New York. Completed doctoral program in Organizational Leadership and Behavioral Science in Education at Argosy University in Sarasota, FL.

FUN FACT: I have published three books:

  • Teaching for a Practical Change! “Rethinking the preparation of teachers”
  • Why Our Children Cannot Read – and how to prevent it
  • Leadership in the Classroom for First Year Teachers

I look forward to meeting and working with all of you as we aim on student academic success.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

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August 18, 2020

Montgomery Prep Featured on Channel 2 News

 

Many thanks to Lauren Mixon at Channel 2 News WDTN for covering our school reopening today. Watch the clip herewhich includes an on campus interview with Principal Wyckoff.

“As students entered the building, they were very excited about meeting their teachers face-to-face…We are practicing social distancing and following the guidelines of the CDC and it seems as if our parents have done an excellent job in educating the students regarding being safe while at school.”

Full link:

https://www.wdtn.com/news/local-news/montgomery-prep-reopens-for-classes-principal-says-students-missed-normal-routine/ 

 

 

July 9, 2020

20-21 Learning Options for Students

We are happy to announce that our students will have multiple learning options for the 20-21 school year:

  • Traditional  In-person learning at the school building with added safety protocols and procedures.
  • Online At-home learning supported by teachers, technology, and curriculum specifically built for online learning.
  • Hybrid A mix of Traditional and Online learning with in-person and at-home components.

Over the coming weeks we will be releasing more detailed information. Please:

  1. Check your email, school website & Facebook page the Week of July 13 for further description of these models including logistical details like safety protocols, technology, and transportation.
  2. Plan to attend our upcoming Online 20-21 School Year Information Session—date and time will be announced soon!
  3. After attending the info session, please select the option for your student(s) by Friday, July 31st. Your student will be enrolled in the Traditional Cohort unless we hear a different selection from you by 7/31. To select your options, visit: www.accelschools.com/Fall2020

Thank you. We look forward to educating your student this school year!

June 29, 2020

Free School Meals

We offer free breakfast and lunch to students through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), a federally-assisted meal program that provides nutritionally balanced, USDA-compliant meals to students each school day.

Early Kindergarten Program

We are excited to announce that Montgomery Preparatory Academy will be implementing an Early Kindergarten Program starting in Fall 2020! The Early K program is a dedicated class that focuses on preparing your child for academic success.

Developed with the ACCEL Schools Academic Team, our Early Kindergarten Program focuses on each child’s physical, social, and cognitive development. Our teaching approach uses meaningful playtime and learning materials that are centered around young children’s natural curiosity and desire to learn.
• Free, full-day program for children ages 4-5
• Full year (August – May) program
• Applicants must turn five years old by January 1st
• A brief Kindergarten assessment is required during the registration process

Our Early Kindergarten Program teacher will be in regular communication with you throughout the year to discuss your child’s progress toward his or her individual learning goals.

“Starting school is the beginning of a special journey for each child,” says Principal Wyckoff. “Our Early Kindergarten Program gives Montgomery Preparatory students a strong start and foundation for lifelong learning.”

For more information, call (937) 991-2900 today, or apply by clicking here.

April 21, 2020